October 4

History events
1862 — (10th of Tishrei, 5623) Emancipation of the Jews of Baden
1936 — (18th of Tishrei, 5697) The Battle of Cable Street took place on Sunday in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police Service, overseeing a legal march by the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley, and anti-fascists, including local Jewish, groups. The majority of both marchers and counter-protesters travelled into the area for this purpose
1941 — (13th of Tishrei, 5702) Нolocaust. ….. Fifteen hundred Jews from Kovno, Lithuania, are transported to the Ninth Fort and murdered. In Kovno proper, Nazis lock the Jewish hospital and set it ablaze, incinerating all inside; The Bulgarians enforced an extraordinary measure that prohibited the Jews of Macedonia from engaging in any type of industry or commerce. All existing Jewish businesses had three months to transfer ownership to non-Jews or sell their assets and close down
1948 — (1st of Tishrei, 5709) Golda Meir ….. was the newly appointed Israeli ambassador to the Soviet Union. Israel had just won its independence in May of 1948 (and the fighting was still going on). The Soviet Union was in the throes of anti-Semitism. Mrs. Meir went to the Grand Synagogue in Moscow. At best, they expected the usual 2,000 Jews to attend Rosh Hashanah services. Instead, she was greeted by a crowd of 50,000 who pressed in upon in Joyous disbelief
1992 — (7th of Tishrei, 5753) An El Al Boeing 747-200F crashed into 2 apartment buildings in Amsterdam, killing 43 including 38 on the ground
2003 — (8th of Tishrei, 5764) Islamic Jihad claimed credit for todays’ suicide bombing at the Maxim Restaurant in Haifa that killed 21 and injured 51 including a two-month old baby

1809 — (25 Tishrei 5570) On the secular calendar Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev — a great Chasidic Rebbe, leader and scholar – passed away
1839 — (25 Tishrei 5600): Moshe (Moses) Sofer of Pressburg passed away. Born in 1762 in Germany, this famous Rabbi was also known as the Chatam Sofer from a name given to a collection of his writings
1916 — (7th of Tishrei, 5677) Birthdate of Vitaly Ginzburg, the Jewish born Soviet Physicist and Nobel Prize
1956 — (29th of Tishrei, 5717) Gabriel Benjamin Dahan (born 1931), Ephraim Waldman (born 1907), Arie Lahav (born 1921) and Jacob Lustig (born 1916), all of whom worked for Solel Boneh, were murdered today when 10 Palestinian terrorists who infiltrated from Jordan machine gunned their jeeps on the Sodom-Beer Sheva Road also known as Highway 25
2001 — (17th of Tishrei, 5762): Nineteen year old Tali Ben-Armon, 20 year old Sergei Freidin and 76 year old Haim Ben-Ezra were murdered when Fatah terrorist opened fire on civilians at the central bus station in Afula